KTC Student is Chosen to Attend Movie Production Workshop | McAlester

November 28, 2017 - For Immediate Release

Tristian Ward a high school senior at Stuart and Kiamichi Technology Center (KTC) student in the Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) program was one of forty high school students recently selected to attend a movie production workshop in Oklahoma City. The two day workshop taught the students how to prepare the movie set as well as get the actors ready for the screenshot by doing make-up and wardrobe.

“Working in the movie industry is a lifelong dream of mine and the workshop really helped me learn what goes on behind the scenes of a movie production. I was a little overwhelmed at first and very nervous the first day but finally settled in the second day and really learned a lot,” said Ward.

Tristian plans on attending the University of Arkansas after graduation and hopes to land a job in the movie industry.

The KTC EAST program is a high school program that focuses on real world problems using the latest technology such as graphic design, 3-D printing, Photoshop and video.

Kiamichi Technology Centers has been an integral part of the communities in southeast Oklahoma since 1968.  KTC is part of the CareerTech system and is one of 29 CareerTech districts in Oklahoma.  KTC has more than 31 career programs and offers a wide variety of evening and weekend short-term courses and offers certifications for many diverse career fields.  KTC serves nearly 23,000 individuals each year, including many area companies who receive training through the Business and Industry Services Division that works with over 442 businesses each year.